US Defence Secretary Mattis to visit Pakistan on Monday

US, Egypt agree to deepen defense ties

US, Egypt agree to deepen defense ties

Also discussing ways to improve U.S. -Egypt partnership in the defense sector, the duo agreed on the need to increase global efforts to eradicate terrorism resources, and to find a political resolution to the crises in the Middle East, the statement said.

Defense Secretary James Mattis visits Egypt as he kicks off his five day trip to the Middle East.

According to USA defense department Pentagon, Secretary of Defense will hold meetings with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

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According to a statement by the Department of Defense, Mattis' visit to Cairo on Saturday is part of a trip "to re-affirm the enduring U.S. commitment to partnership in the Middle East, West Africa and South Asia".

Mattis will head to Jordan next where he is scheduled to attend a meeting on countering violent extremism, before traveling to Pakistan on Monday.

The US Defense Secretary also said that Washington wants progress in Pakistan-US relations.

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"In Afghanistan, we have heard from Pakistan leaders that they do not support terrorism".

Saeed, accused of masterminding the 2008 attacks in Mumbai that killed 166 people, was released on November 24 after a Pakistan judicial body ordered his release from house arrest, rejecting a request from the government of Punjab to extend his detention by three months. The Trump Administration had said his release belies Pakistan's claim that it is not a sanctuary for terrorists.

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The North Koreans want recognition above all else. "We have already said many times that sanctions pressure has exhausted itself". It recently contended nuclear weapons are necessary to ward off "repressive US imperialism".

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